parks

Leap year only comes around once every four years, so it’s definitely worth celebrating! Kids will have lots of questions about what it is, how it works, and why it’s necessary—especially younger ones, who may be experiencing it for the first time. To help make learning about this year extra fun, here are a few themed activities …
When it’s summertime in Arkansas, there’s no quicker way to cool off than to hit the water.  However, a lake, river or other body of water isn’t always reachable.  During the past two years, Little Rock has expanded its water playground horizon by adding two new splash parks. The Splash Pad at the Vogel-Schwartz Sculpture …
May 16 is a special day across the United States. It has been designated as National Kids to Parks Day and Pinnacle Mountain State Park in west Little Rock is going to have special activities in its honor. Park interpreters will be hosting programs, games, and hikes all day long at the playground area. Be …
Petit Jean State Park Join park interpreters at Petit Jean Jan. 10-11 for two days devoted to our national symbol, the bald eagle. A variety of programs are planned, including field trips to nearby Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge to look for wintering eagles and other birds. The program is free. The park is located …
The weekend looks like it’s going to be warm and sunny, which makes it a great time to head to Fort Smith for the 5th annual Heritage Festival on Saturday, April 6. The festival will be headquartered downtown at the Frisco Station. Meet there between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and enjoy a tour of …